July 19, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Cohost Fresh Knight is back! Confucius and Fresh discuss the recent death of Biz Markie, and talk about the relatively young life span of many rappers. Both hosts explain how they feel about posthumous albums after the recent posthumous release of "Faith" from Pop Smoke. You'll hear the hosts reactions to Coi Leroy's Freestyle on XXL Freshman Cypher. Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that "Space Jam: A New Legacy" is good and the millennials who have criticisms of the movie need to get over it. In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius explains why he doesn't…Listen
July 12, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius discusses Nicki Minaj's recent collaboration with BIA, and how happy he is to see her back making music Confucius talks about Drake's latest dating shenanigans. In this week's installment of Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn about "Elevators" by Outkast, "Passing Me By" by The Pharcyde, "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince and "Unforgettable" by Drake. Confucius discusses Lil Baby's recent arrest in Paris. Confucius explores the rivalry between Dame Dash and Jay-Z, and explains why he thinks the two of them may never mend that rift because…Listen
July 5, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Fresh is still out, so Confucius talks about the recent news that Lil' Kim would like to do a Verzuz with Nicki Minaj. Confucius breaks down the Verzuz battle between Bobby Brown and Keith Sweat In this week's installment of Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn interesting tidbits about Nas' classic records "Illmatic" and "It Was Written," Aaliyah's "At Your Best," Jah Rule, Keith Sweat and more. Confucius talks about the recent altercation between Lil Uzi Vert, his ex girlfriend Brittany Byrd, and artist SAINt JHN. In his Confucius Says segment Confucius defends Austin artist and activist…Listen
Confucius Jones is a lifelong Austin native who has generationally roots in the city. It’s with that upbringing that lead him to try to change the city he loves through music. DJing since his teens and now on radio at KUTX, Confucius strives to create a new industry for people of color through his many platforms.
Aaron Knight, better known as Fresh, is an on-air host for KUTX 98.9 in Austin, TX, co-hosting Austin’s top Hip Hop and R&B radio show and podcast, The Breaks. Fresh has run his own top-rated music blog with Fresh Prince of the ATX (where his moniker derives from), and has done some freelance writing for various platforms. Fresh has been community-oriented by speaking to the youth at various schools, as well as working with Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area. In 2020, Fresh was a recipient of the Capitol View Arts, “Growing the Tradition” award for his continued work in the Austin music community.